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Cafe d'Alsace

1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
+1 212-722-5133
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“choucroute” (12 reviews)
“steak frites” (19 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:00All hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You'll find all the traditional favorites here, everything from mussels to sausages to duck and pan roasted chicken. We enjoyed a dinner of salads to start (lovely special one of heirloom tomatoes and Roquefort over frisée) followed by homemade sausages with spaetzle and a lovely...More

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe d'Alsace was recommended to us by friends who live nearby and have made it one of their regulars. We were delighted when we stopped for dinner. The menu reflects the name - Alsace: French-German. I tilted German and enjoyed a plate of great German...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty restaurants and atmosphere. Nice bar and vibe. But the food is just okay and there are not many options. Wine list is good.

Thank Doby47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent; the place was so noisy that you could not hear yourself think,My wife and another person started out with an order of sausages, which were perfectly cooked and served in this delicious sauerkraut, For mains we had chicken stew, tuna, steak...More

Thank annbury
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were wandering around NYC, got hungry and found this great place! We had dinner there and shared a delicious beet salad and a homemade goat cheese gnocchi! Their bread was yummy too. We sat in "street-side dining" and had a cool breeze and it...More

Thank ArleneB435
Reviewed 19 August 2017

we have eaten here for a few years and always enjoyed it. last night was pretty disappointing. it seems as though they are trying to become more sophisticated in their presentation, but the result was not a positive for the food. my husband and i...More

Thank Midgieb2015
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Nice open bistro type place where we had Sunday brunch. An omelette, a casserole type dish with a lamb sausage and excellent salad were our three mains. Good service and street dining. Good coffee. Enjoyable and worth going to and going back.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We were introduced to this restaurant by a couple that we were visiting in NYC for the evening. They live near here and this is there regular. So happy that they took us here because we really loved this place, and probably wouldn't have found...More

Thank Sherilyn654
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Saw great reviews and could not beat the fact that this restaurant was at the corner of my daughter's street. In addition it was restaurant week. The server was fantastic but the kitchen messed up our shared appetizers so they were brought out 20 min...More

Thank painfree1
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Really feel like in a French good brasserie. Smily welcome and dedicated service throughout make it a very cosy experience.

Thank Victoire36
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
    (88th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-722-5133
  • E-mail
With Cafe D'Alsace, Tour De France NYC bring their expertise in Alsatian cuisine to the UES. Chef Philippe Roussel interprets the cuisine with a contemporary New York flair. Cafe D'Alsace has one of the city's most distinguished beer selections - including a beer sommelier to assist you in selecting the perfect choice.
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